August 7, 2009

Squad comparison with the sides around us

(Click on the image to enlarge.)

Looking at the teams likely to finish around us (notice I’m leaving out West Ham), our squad looks pretty strong.
Left back, left midfield and central midfield are the weakest areas, but we’re not the only ones with weakneses – Villa badly need centre backs, Fulham lack quality back-up options right across their midfield, Sunderland look short defensively, and Arsenal have the same old problem – a lack of muscle and grit throughout their squad.

For what it’s worth, my prediction would be:

4. Arsenal
5. Everton
6. Man City
7. Spurs
8. Sunderland
9. Aston Villa
10. Fulham

That would be some achievement for Sunderland, but I rate Bruce highly as a manager, and I think he may have a couple of transfer aces up his sleeve.

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  • Anonymous says:

    yeah it does look very strong still feel if we added that young kid sissoko from toulouse it would be pretty much complete, although u missed out chimbonda from our rightbacks, 4 rightback lol

  • Anonymous says:

    Sunderland are likely to finish around us?? Shit, we ARE fu*ked!

  • Anonymous says:

    can you imagine if we got in either sissoko from toulouse or lassana diarra from real


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